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City of Wichita Arts & Cultural Services

About Us

Learn more about the Division of Arts & Cultural Services, the facilities we operate, and find staff contact information.

Learn more about the division
Keeper of the Plains

Learn more about Wichita's iconic Keeper of the Plains sculpture, the Keeper Plaza and Ring of Fire operation hours.

Check out the Keeper of the Plains
Fountains at WaterWalk

Learn more about the water fountains located at 605 S Wichita Street.

Check out the Fountains at WaterWalk
How to Plan a Block Party

Learn best practices for block party planning and filing an application.

Plan a Block Party
How to Plan a Community Event

Learn how to plan community events, such as outdoor concerts, parades, runs/marathons, or street closures and submit an application.

Plan a Community Event
Cultural Arts Funding

Learn more about the programs that provide annual funding to artists and arts/cultural organizations in Wichita.

Get the applications
Arts Council

In March of 1999, the Arts Council entered into a formal agreement with the City of Wichita to serve as the designated focal point for the implementation of the City's cultural arts plan. The Arts Council works to strengthen art venues and promote cultural arts within the community.

Learn more about the Arts Council
Percent for Art and Public Art Registry

In 2019, the Wichita City Council approved an ordinance that allots 2% of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project funds to provide for the funding, selection, creation, and maintenance of public art. The Division of Arts and Cultural Services is establishing the Public Artist Registry as a necessary corollary for the Percent for Art Program.

View the Public Art Registry
Our Facilities

The Division of Arts & Cultural Services manages the day-to-day operations for:

CityArtsMid-America All-Indian MuseumOld Cowtown Museum​​